In the thirteenth Rathbone/Bruce adventure, Holmes and Watson are charged with guarding a priceless diamond "The Star of Rhodesia" as it journeys to Scotland by train. There are all manner of weird and unusual passengers to contend with as well as a few menacing villains including the notorious Col Sebastian Moran.
Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN
Registered for copyright under LP182 on 8 Feb 1946.
TERROR BY NIGHT. Universal Pictures Co., Inc., C1946. 6 reels, sd. Adapted from a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Credits: Producer and director, Roy William Neill; screenplay, Frank Gruber; music director, Mark Levant; film editor, Saul A. Goodkind.
(c) Universal Pictures Co., Inc.; 8Feb46; LP182.
Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce as Dr. John H. Watson
Alan Mowbray as Major Duncan Bleek (Colonel Sebastian Moran)
Dennis Hoey as Inspector Lestrade
Renee Godfrey as Vivian Vedder
Frederick Worlock as Professor Kilbane
Mary Forbes as Lady Margaret Carstairs
Skelton Knaggs as Sands
Billy Bevan as Ticket Collector
Geoffrey Steele as The Honourable Roland Carstairs
Harry Cording as Mock the coffin maker
Produced by Roy William Neill
Written by Frank Gruber
Music by Mark Lavant
Cinematography Maury Gertsman
Distributed by Universal Studios